Contact Kristi Stathopoulos
Areas of Practice
Corporate and Business Transactions
State & Local Tax
University of Georgia School of Law (J.D., 1999)
Washington & Lee University (B.A., 1995)
Kristi Stathopoulos has over 13 years of experience practicing in the area of taxation with a focus on state and local taxation and entertainment tax incentives. She has assisted companies in solving complex multistate tax problems in a wide variety of industries including entertainment, transportation, insurance, financial, retail, licensing, technology, manufacturing, distribution, and real estate.
Ms. Stathopoulos has extensive experience in state and local income, franchise, and sales and use tax controversy including audit defense, negotiated settlements, and trial and appellate litigation.
Since the enactment of the Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act of 2008, which has made Georgia one of the leading U.S. destinations for film, television, and digital entertainment productions, Ms. Stathopoulos has represented a wide variety of clients in Georgia entertainment tax incentive deals.
Publications and Presentations
Kristi has been a guest professor on state and local taxation at The University of Georgia Terry School of Business and a speaker at a continuing legal education seminar entitled “Dealing With the Georgia Department of Revenue.” She has also coauthored articles for State Tax Today and Corporate Business Taxation Monthly.